Eagles Overseas

In Today's Edition

📺 HOW TO WATCH RUGBY TODAY

OCEANIA RUGBY WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP

🏉 Fiji vs. Papua New Guinea

⏰ 3:30 AM ET

💻 RugbyPass TV

🏉 Samoa vs. Tonga

⏰ 5 AM ET

💻 RugbyPass TV

📰 HEADLINES

MAJOR LEAGUE RUGBY

Honors: First XV Week 13 (Major League Rugby)

  • Takeaway: As MLR Stats guru James Deeley pointed out yesterday, eight new players, including Seattle Seawolves flanker Monate Akuei, were named on the MLR First XV in Week 13.
  • Player of the Week: NOLA Gold wing Ed Fidow earned Player of the Week honors for scoring his fourth and fifth try of the season.  

USA RUGBY

Women's Sevens: USA Women's Sevens Chase the Podium at Madrid SVNS (USA Rugby)

  • Takeaway: Head Coach Emilie Bydwell named a 13-player squad led by captain Lauren Doyle for the final tournament of the 2024 SVNS season.

📊 MLR POWER RANKINGS

The Rankings: The Houston SaberCats retained the top spot, while the Seattle Seawolves, San Diego Legion, and NOLA Gold each moved up one spot.

  1. Houston SaberCats
  2. Seattle Seawolves (+1)
  3. San Diego Legion (+1)
  4. NOLA Gold (+1)
  5. New England Free Jacks (-3)
  6. Chicago Hounds
  7. Dallas Jackals
  8. Old Glory DC
  9. Miami Sharks (+1)
  10. Utah Warriors (-1)
  11. RFCLA
  12. Anthem RC

🏉 QUICK HITS

College Rugby: Final D1AA Rankings for 2023-24 (Goff Rugby Report)

Men's U20: Fixtures Confirmed as South Africa Gears up to Host World Rugby U20 Championship for a Third Time (World Rugby)

Super Rugby Americas: 2024 All Stars (Americas Rugby News)

US Rugby Foundation: Cameron Fields - 2024 Prusmack Award Winner (US Rugby Foundation)

Poll Question

MLR Pick'Em Time: San Diego Legion vs. Houston SaberCats?

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Yesterday's Poll Answer

MLR Pick'Em Time: Dallas Jackals vs. Utah Warriors?

70% of respondents voted for Dallas over Utah.